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Israel Upgrades Sea, Air Surveillance Heron 1 Drone

Israel Upgrades Sea, Air Surveillance Heron 1 Drone

Israel on Sunday unveiled an enhanced unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for maritime and air surveillance that allows faster and more precise identification of objects. The drone, called Heron 1 (Shoval), will help improve Israel’s Naval and Air Force’s recognition of […]


Israel’s Largest UAV Returns to the Skies

Israel’s Largest UAV Returns to the Skies

The IAF resumed flying the advanced Eitan unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), also known as the Heron TP, yesterday (Thursday, September 7). The Air Force carried out a successful trial flight yesterday, the first such flight since January. Yesterday’s flight took […]


RSAF Welcomes Inauguration of Heron 1 UAV

RSAF Welcomes Inauguration of Heron 1 UAV

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) enhanced the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities of the 3rd Generation Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) as it inaugurated the Heron 1 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) into 119 Squadron (SQN) on 23 May. […]


German Army Heron UAV Now Fully Operational in Afghanistan

German Army Heron UAV Now Fully Operational in Afghanistan

In recent years, unmanned aerial systems have been playing an increasingly important role in military operations worldwide. Many of the sensors used in modern network-enabled operations are mounted on drones, i.e. unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or remotely piloted vehicles (RPVs); […]


Australian Herons Achieve Record Flying Hours

Australian Herons Achieve Record Flying Hours

The fourth rotation (ROT 4) of Australia’s Heron Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Detachment in Kandahar, Afghanistan, has set a unit record for monthly flying hours. Commanding Officer Heron RPA Detachment – ROT 4 Wing Commander Greg Wells said his personnel […]


Turkey uses Israeli-made drones against rebels in Iraq: army

Turkey uses Israeli-made drones against rebels in Iraq: army

Ankara: The Turkish army has begun using Israeli-made unmanned aircraft to monitor Kurdish rebel movements in neighbouring Iraq, the Anatolia news agency reported Monday, quoting the army chief. “In the past 10 days, we have started using our Heron systems… […]


Heron-TP Eitan UAV Inducted into Israel Air Force

Heron-TP Eitan UAV Inducted into Israel Air Force

The Eitan UAV in flight Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Heron TP, also known as the “Eitan”, was inducted into the Israel Air Force (IAF) yesterday (21.2.2010) at a base in the center of the country in […]


Israel Commissions One Ton UAV Bomber

Israel Commissions One Ton UAV Bomber

Jerusalem: A new drone that can remain airborne for more than 24 hours and reach as far as Iran was added Sunday to the Israeli air force’s arsenal, the military said. Described by the army as a “technological breakthrough” the […]


IAI-Made UAS in Operational Use by 5 Armed Forces in Afghanistan

IAI-Made UAS in Operational Use by 5 Armed Forces in Afghanistan

The Canadian, French, German and Australian air forces and the Spanish army have all chosen to employ Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) to support their troops fighting in Afghanistan. The Canadian and the French air forces have […]


 
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